PORTLAND, ORE., September 25, 2008 – Garvey Schubert Barer is pleased to announce Vincent P. Cacciottoli has joined the firm as an owner in the Portland office and will head the firm's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Group.
Mr. Cacciottoli, a Fellow in the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel (ACEBC), offers over 30 years experience counseling employers in navigating through the complex laws that impact the design, implementation, operation and termination of employee benefit and executive compensation plans. Mr. Cacciottoli drafts plan documents and employee communications materials and resolves compliance issues for retirement, health and welfare and executive compensation plans. He also negotiates the administrative and investment contracts and agreements for those plans, advises on fiduciary liability and plan investment issues, and handles benefit and executive compensation issues in mergers and acquisitions.
"We are pleased to have such a well-recognized and talented professional join us at Garvey Schubert Barer. Vince adds depth and experience to our team, enhancing our capabilities in the increasing complex areas of employee benefits and executive compensation," said Stephen Connolly, managing director of the Portland office.
Mr. Cacciottoli is a recognized authority in his field, and serves as an advisor to boards, committees, trustees and key executives of private and public companies, financial institutions, tax-exempt organizations (including associations and churches) and governmental entities. In addition to being a Fellow with the ACEBC, he is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, Oregon Super Lawyers® and Portland Monthly's Best Lawyers and is a popular speaker with business and professional groups.